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Mar 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
and other law enforcement vehicles as they came in for the service. hundreds of law enforcement vehicles escorted the caskets of detective staerth lauren butch baker and detective elizabeth butler from santa cruz to san jose. the highways were shut down so the two-mile procession could pass. >> my emotions were running crazy. >> along the way, people stood at the overpasses to pay their respects to the two fallen officers and their families. >> regular guy. standing on the grids, giving them a salute. >> tim shae came out at 6:00 a.m. to hold a sign of a santa cruz police badge over the highway and says he got a lot of supportive honks from drivers. >> that was worth it to me to get up early and go the extra mile. it's important that we pull together. >> reporter: outside the hp pavilion where the services were held, both members of law enforcement and the public said their good-byes. emilio brought his 2-year-old son. >> we wanted to come out here and make sure that everybody knows that we definitely respect and pay close attention to what everybody does for us. >> it's important the co
Mar 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
on that tomorrow. more than 200 law enforcement vehicles will join that motorcade for the 33-mile journey to honor those fall en soldiers. i want to show you how it looks. begins at the boardwalk parking lot on third and beach streets in santa cruz. it will had head up third along the river to san lorenzo boulevard to highway 17. from there highway 85 to highway 87 exiting on julian and arriving at hp pavilion. now there will be rolling road closures along the route. the service begins at noon and you can also watch it in its entirety live here on nbc bay area. >>> the san jose city council is looking for ways to pay for road repairs and maintenance. the answer might be new taxes. nearly a quarter of san jose's streets are in poor condition. budget shortfalls cause roads to be less of a priority and the problem is only getting worse. the city's transportation director says roads across the entire city will only get worse if something isn't done. the seas is considering a few options including taxes and even a street repair bond measure. >> they made it to the 50 yard line with bay area power broke
Mar 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
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Mar 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
hillman, a law professor and the president of the national institute for military justice, says while much has been done to try to change military culture surrounding sexual assault cases, it's not enough. experts estimate that as many as 19,000 military women and men are sexually assaulted every year but only 13% ever report the attacks. many believe that is because the current system for prosecuting cases gives too much power to commanding officers. >> i think it's time to take this problem away from our military leaders and put it in the hands of independent prosecutors and investigators who can manage this without worrying about the impact on the reputation of the military. >> commanding officer is the judge and the jury. the commanding officer to pursue it, not to have itinvestigated. >> reporter: the congresswoman has introduced three bills and hopes a good ole boys network that in some cases protects predators. >> rapes will continue in the military, sexual assaults, sexual harassment, unless we take dramatic steps to change it. >> reporter: speier says she hopes the legislation wil
Mar 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
wasn't here and everyone is all right. >> reporter: there are some law enforcement agencies that encrypt their radio transmissions. san jose police do not and they say they don't do that because of transparency. we asked if that might change and they said perhaps not. kris sanchez, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, kris. outside for a live look at san francisco where the clouds are starting to roll right into the bay area. chief meteorologist jeff ranieri has been tracking this storm and, jeff, moving in within the next hour or so? >> at least two hours. going to be slow moving tonight. the north bay will see that rainfall first. we will get some rainfall first. if you are heading out to see the bay bridge lit up throughout this evening, you are going to want to bring that umbrella and also jacket. you can see our cold front is elongated, tapping into pacific moisture and this is very rare for 2013. yes, it is not a big storm system but this is big news because of how dry we have been. you can see right up into the north bay we're starting to get a few showers near santa rosa
Mar 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
mentally ill. they want to prevent dangerous people from buying guns in the first place. federal law prevents those convicted of a crime and in prison for more than a year from owning a gun. goulet slipped through a loophole because the judge gave him two one-year sentences for his two gun crimes. >>> more than 1,000 firearms were taken off the streets today through a new gun buyback program in santa clara. today's event was the largest gun buyback in county history. depending on the type of weapon, those who turned one in received $100 to $200 apiece. the money came from the private's county funds and money seized by the d.a.'s office. here's what happens next to those weapons. >> we will destroy the firearms. they either get chopped up or melted down. we have to take them to a certain place that does it. we pay to have them destroyed. what we will also do is determine if they are stolen, we will also then determine, return them to the rightful owner if they are stolen, and we'll take them out of the computer system, so the computer system will show this gun has been destroyed. >> a
Mar 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
states have. >> reporter: california's unique gasoline blend required by law to emit fewer pollutants than burned in other states could only be produced in a limited number of refineries and according to stanford energy expert about four companies own nearly 70% of the refinding capacity in california. so they effectively control supply and price. but he says the state is not helpless to control prices if lawmakers would just make some adjustments. for example, letting gasoline retailers lock down lower prices months in advance instead of buying right before delivery. you might compare it to buying a ticket ahead of time. >> you don't show up and buy a ticket the day you fly. you may not be able to buy. that would be an infinite price for the ticket. future contracts is only one tool lawmakers have to lower prices lending strength to the idea california has manufactured or at least partly manufactured a price crisis. another option that the professor suggests, allow california to buy gas from other states if the price difference between gas in our state and a neighboring one gets too
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